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1  "Something wrong with the gun," he said.
The War of the Worlds By H. G. Wells
Get Context   In BOOK 2: VII. THE MAN ON PUTNEY HILL.
2  As if in answer, the ironclad seaward fired a small gun and hoisted a string of flags.
The War of the Worlds By H. G. Wells
Get Context   In BOOK 1: XVII. THE "THUNDER CHILD".
3  The gunners stood by the guns waiting, and the ammunition waggons were at a business-like distance.
The War of the Worlds By H. G. Wells
Get Context   In BOOK 1: XII. WHAT I SAW OF THE DESTRUCTION OF WEYBRIDGE AND SHEPPERTON.
4  About three o'clock there began the thud of a gun at measured intervals from Chertsey or Addlestone.
The War of the Worlds By H. G. Wells
Get Context   In BOOK 1: IX. THE FIGHTING BEGINS.
5  He told me that during the night the Martians had been surrounded by troops, and that guns were expected.
The War of the Worlds By H. G. Wells
Get Context   In BOOK 1: IX. THE FIGHTING BEGINS.
6  It was only about five, however, that a field gun reached Chobham for use against the first body of Martians.
The War of the Worlds By H. G. Wells
Get Context   In BOOK 1: IX. THE FIGHTING BEGINS.
7  The Martians, alarmed by the approach of a crowd, had killed a number of people with a quick-firing gun, so the story ran.
The War of the Worlds By H. G. Wells
Get Context   In BOOK 1: XIV. IN LONDON.
8  The pinnacle of the mosque had vanished, and the roof line of the college itself looked as if a hundred-ton gun had been at work upon it.
The War of the Worlds By H. G. Wells
Get Context   In BOOK 1: IX. THE FIGHTING BEGINS.
9  The gun he drove had been unlimbered near Horsell, in order to command the sand-pits, and its arrival it was that had precipitated the action.
The War of the Worlds By H. G. Wells
Get Context   In BOOK 1: XI. AT THE WINDOW.
10  Then, after an interminable time, as it seemed to us, crouching and peering through the hedge, came a sound like the distant concussion of a gun.
The War of the Worlds By H. G. Wells
Get Context   In BOOK 1: XV. WHAT HAD HAPPENED IN SURREY.
11  Farther on towards Weybridge, just over the bridge, there were a number of men in white fatigue jackets throwing up a long rampart, and more guns behind.
The War of the Worlds By H. G. Wells
Get Context   In BOOK 1: XII. WHAT I SAW OF THE DESTRUCTION OF WEYBRIDGE AND SHEPPERTON.
12  I am inclined to think that this blaze may have been the casting of the huge gun, in the vast pit sunk into their planet, from which their shots were fired at us.
The War of the Worlds By H. G. Wells
Get Context   In BOOK 1: I. THE EVE OF THE WAR.
13  At the same moment the gun exploded behind him, the ammunition blew up, there was fire all about him, and he found himself lying under a heap of charred dead men and dead horses.
The War of the Worlds By H. G. Wells
Get Context   In BOOK 1: XI. AT THE WINDOW.
14  Every minute a fresh gun came into position until, before twilight, every copse, every row of suburban villas on the hilly slopes about Kingston and Richmond, masked an expectant black muzzle.
The War of the Worlds By H. G. Wells
Get Context   In BOOK 1: XIII. HOW I FELL IN WITH THE CURATE.
15  It seems to me that it should be possible to define the position of the gun from which the shots are discharged, to keep a sustained watch upon this part of the planet, and to anticipate the arrival of the next attack.
The War of the Worlds By H. G. Wells
Get Context   In BOOK 2: X. THE EPILOGUE.
16  The ordinary traffic had been stopped, I believe, in order to allow of the passage of troops and guns to Chertsey, and I have heard since that a savage struggle occurred for places in the special trains that were put on at a later hour.
The War of the Worlds By H. G. Wells
Get Context   In BOOK 1: XII. WHAT I SAW OF THE DESTRUCTION OF WEYBRIDGE AND SHEPPERTON.
17  In one place we blundered upon a scorched and blackened area, now cooling and ashen, and a number of scattered dead bodies of men, burned horribly about the heads and trunks but with their legs and boots mostly intact; and of dead horses, fifty feet, perhaps, behind a line of four ripped guns and smashed gun carriages.
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Get Context   In BOOK 2: I. UNDER FOOT.
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